Starting XI - 2017

Lineup vs. Columbus Crew SC

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC are set to face Columbus Crew SC at BC Place (4 p.m. PT on TSN2 – tickets still available). Here’s a look at Vancouver’s starting lineup.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC
1.David Ousted; 28.Jake Nerwinski, 4.Kendall Waston ©, 26.Tim Parker, 2.Jordan Harvey; 66.Aly Ghazal, 16.Tony Tchani; 13.Cristian Techera, 29.Yordy Reyna, 20.Brek Shea; 12.Fredy Montero 

Substitutes
24.Stefan Marinović, 8.Andrew Jacobson, 11.Nicolás Mezquida, 17.Marcel de Jong, 19.Erik Hurtado, 23.Bernie Ibini, 67.Alphonso Davies

NOTES:

  • Whitecaps FC head coach Carl Robinson makes four changes to his starting lineup from Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Minnesota United FC at BC Place
    • Left back Jordan Harvey replaces Marcel de Jong
    • Holding midfielder Aly Ghazal replaces Russell Teibert
    • Attackers Cristian Techera and Fredy Montero replace Alphonso Davies and Erik Hurtado
    • One change from last Saturday’s 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake, as Brek Shea replaces Bernie Ibini on the wing

INJURY REPORT:

  • Christian Bolaños: left knee contusion suffered during World Cup Qualifiers with Costa Rica
  • David Edgar: PCL and MCL tear, as well as a meniscus tear, in his right knee suffered on December 15, surgery on January 4. Out for the 2017 MLS season
  • Matías Laba: ACL tear in his right knee suffered in the first half at New England on August 12, surgery on August 25. Out for the rest of 2017

DISCIPLINARY REPORT

  • Caution accumulation warning: Fredy Montero and Kendall Waston (two games away from Good Behavior Incentive) and Tony Tchani (three games away from Good Behavior Incentive)